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Greystones notes week April 1st

Please forward notices to Kathleen Kelleher,  2875327/087 2845465,

kk@KathleenKelleher.com.

Please feel free to forward Calendar to family and friends or add to your Facebook page.

 

MOTHER’S DAY IS SUNDAY,  31 MARCH 2019

HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY TO ALL MOTHERS !!

 

 

SUMMERTIME BEGINS THIS WEEKEND

Push clocks AHEAD ONE HOUR on Saturday night,  30 March 2019.

WWW.GREYSTONES.ie

Fabulous new website launched this week !!

Have a look and see what Greystones has to offer.

COOLANAGREINA YWCA YOUTH AND COMMUNITY SPACE

Work has begun to have a safe and comfortable space in our community for young people.

You can help to continue the work by supporting local events coming up.

Monthly Coffee Mornings at Coolnagreina:  next Coffee Morning on 9 April 2019.

Wicklow Sings Choral Festival in Temple Carrig School on 6 April 2019.

Why not be a sponsor for the festival ??  Festival Brochure or Raffle Prize.

SAX Pistols Concert coming soon.

Funds are still needed for kitchen fitout and furniture.

Please help by donating via website or call to Coolnagreina.

Members also needed for Steering Committee to help guide the project.

All help and donations are most welcome.

clare@ywca.ie or info@wicklowsings.com.

www.Coolnagreina.ie.

 

TAI CHI FOR ARTHRITIS|SIX SESSION COURSE BEGINS 23 APRIL 2019

St. Patrick’s Parish Centre;  2.45 pm.

Cost is €60.

Are you over 50 and interested in health and well being ??

It is believed this programme can improve your strength and balance.

Helping to reduce pain from arthritis.

Relax and enjoy the slow, smooth, continuous movements of Sun style Tai Chi.

Strengthen your energy through Qi Gong,  which is believed to promote relaxation + healing.

Experience the integration of mind and body.

Details from Barbara Mullen,  Certified Instructor.

087 2059480 or barbsmullen@yahoo.co.uk.

GREYSTONES ART GROUP ANNUAL EXHIBITION OPENS 5 APRIL 2019

Details below.

GREYSTONES COMMUNITY POLICING UNIT:   WEEKLY CRIME REPORT

Week ending 17 March 2019.

Greystones North                               Alarm box taken from wall.

Garda JP Connolly                                  john.p.connolly@garda.ie

           Greystones South                                3 males knocking on door,  acting suspiciously.

Garda Alan Thompson                            alan.m.thompson@garda.ie

Delgany/Killincarrig/Charlesland     Burglary:  new build vacant house, entry via window.

Garda Maria Curtis                                 maria.m.curtis@garda.ie

            Kilcoole                                               Theft from vehicle:  man seen rummaging.

                                                                        Criminal damage:  front door of business damaged.

            Garda Molly Corbett                               molly.a.corbett@garda.ie

Three males were seen approaching a house in Greystones.

Acting suspiciously at approximately 9 pm on 14 March 2019.

They turned away when they realised occupant was in the home.

One male had flat cap and his tracksuit was tucked into his socks.

 

  KILCOOLE COMMUNITY POLICING CLINIC

  SPECIAL REMINDER KILCOOLE CLINIC CONTINUES !!

 

  Kilcoole Policing Clinic takes place each Wednesday evening.

  Kilcoole Community Centre,  6 pm to 8 pm.

  Garda Corbett and/or Garda Thompson will be in attendance.

 

  Drop in for crime prevention advice,  get a form stamped.

  And most other Garda station services. 

 

  Details from:

  Garda Molly Corbett;  molly.a.corbett@garda.ie.

  Garda Alan Thompson;  alan.m.thompson@garda.ie.

 

 

 

 

Garda slot on East Coast FM every Wednesday or Thursday morning,  11:15 am approx.

A Garda talks about security and other pending issues of the week.

Be sure and tune in for all the latest policing updates !!

If you see anything suspicious,  please report to Greystones Garda Station 6665800.

Garda Confidential Number            1800 666 111

Greystones Garda Station              666 5800

EPA Noise Pollution                      1890 20 20 21

Crimestoppers                                      1800 25 00 25

Drugs.ie                                     8360911

Traffic Watch                              1890 205 805

Dog Warden                               0404 44873

Crime Victims Helpline                   1850 211 407

 

GREYSTONES ACTIVE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION

KILIAN HOUSE FAMILY CENTRE

www.greystonesara.com.

Outings + Meetings

Information,  Membership Payments and Bookings for all events:

Tuesdays,  Kilian House Family Centre,  10:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.

 

Whist every Wednesday evening,  St. Kilian House Family Centre,  8 pm.

 

Aqua Aerobics          Shoreline Leisure      Monday         12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Bowls                     Kilian House             Tuesday        10:30 a.m.

                                                          Thursday         2:30 p.m.

Bingo                     Kilian House             Tuesday          2:30 p.m.

Keep Fit                  Kilian House             Monday           1:00 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.

Art                         Kilian House             Monday           2:30 p.m.

Monthly Coffee Morning                                                   29 March 2019

Kilian House Family Centre;  10.30 am.

Joan Gregg will give a tlak on Window Box Gardening.

Visit to the National Concert Hall                                  10 April 2019

Rathmines & Rathgar Musical Society

The Sound of Musicals,  8 pm.

Bus leaves Holy Rosary Church Car Park @6.30 pm.

Tickets are €45 to include bus and show.

Autumn Holiday to Celtic Ross Hotel                            22 September 2019

Rosscarbery,  Co. Cork                                                     for two nights

Bed,  breakfast,  evening meals,  trips,

entertainment on 2 nights.

Cost is €315 per person sharing.

Single supplement €15 per night.

Booking deposit is €15,  bookings now being taken.

29 March 2019

Hot Spot Music Club|Bone Machine Play the Music of Tom Waits

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.

Bone Machine captures the character and musical genius of Tom Waits.

This is an exhilarating performance that has been playing to packed houses.

Bone Machine are a band of internatiionally renowned touring and recording musicians.

The perform a firebrand,  melancholic and punk jazz set of Tom Waits songs.

Doors open 8 pm.  Show,  9 pm.

Tickets €10/€12.

Booking Hot Spot during opening hours.

Or 087 2917519,  credit card.

Full details from www.thehotspot.ie.

30 March 2019

Whale Theatre|Feeding Ourselves:  The Local Food Project

11:00 a.m. Doors open 10:30 p.m.

Event and signed copy of book,  €16.00.

Event only,  €8.00.

Taking Action on Climate Change by Eating Local.

Lisa Fingleton is an artist,  writer and grower.

She is coming to Greystones to meet other people who are passionate about food.

Lisa’s book explores the power of growing and eating local food.

The book incorporates drawings,  photography and text.

It is the culmination of three years work.

Creatively presented in journal style and filled with ideas and actions.

For people who think global and want to act local.

Check out full details for this special Whale Theatre event from:

https://whaletheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873600156/events/128192779

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

30 March 2019

Whale Theatre|Met Opera: Die Walkure

4:00 p.m. Doors open 3:30 p.m.  Tickets, €25.00/€13.

Second installment of Wagner’s Ring Cycle.

Warrior goddess,  Brunnhilde, meets the mortal twins, Siegmund and Sieglinde.

They lead her on a journey from Valhalla to earthbound humanity.

Full bar,  Wicklow Farmhouse Cheeseboards,  Fresh Popcorn and Confectionary available.

Check out full details for this special Whale Theatre event from:

https://whaletheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873591196

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

30 March 2019

Summer Time Begins Tonight:  Put clocks FORWARD one hour.

31 March 2019

Mother’s Day:  Happy Mother’s Day to All Mothers !!

31 March 2019

Whale Theatre|Creative Drama: 10 Week Course on Sunday Mornings

9:50 a.m. to 10:50 p.m.  Ages 7 to 12.  Course is €110.

The Bradley Theatre School.

Creative Drama Class is an hour long exciting and engaging lesson.

Perfect for students wanting to dive into the world of drama and acting.

Check out full details for this special Whale Theatre event from:

https://whaletheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873593382/events/128193822

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

31 March 2019

Whale Theatre|Theatre Tot’s Class:  10 Week Course on Sunday Mornings

9:50 a.m. to 10:50 p.m.  Ages 3 to 6.  Course is €110.

The Bradley Theatre School.

An hour long energetic and engaging class.

Perfect for students wanting to learn singing,  dancing and drama.

Check out full details for this special Whale Theatre event from:

https://whaletheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873593381/events/128193821

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

31 March 2019

Whale Theatre|Mother’s Day Concert:  Wayne Woodmam and Friends

4:00 p.m. Doors open 3:00 p.m.  Tickets, €15.00/€10.

Celebrate Mother’s Day in style with a feast for the ears.

Powerful performances of familiar classics and popular hits from tenor, Wayne Woodman.

Born in Cape Town,  South Africa,  Wayne has a long and extensive musical background.

Songs will include Danny Boy,  Nella Fantasia,  Hallelujah,  Nessun Dorma.

With his wonderful voice,  the concert will charm you with classical and popular songs.

Wayne will be accompanied by Rachel Duffy,  harpist,  and Tim Doyle,  violinist and piper.

What a treat !!

Check out full details for this special Whale Theatre event from:

https://whaletheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873591196

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

2 April 2019

Soup and Sandwiches at Presbyterian Hall

Trafalgar Road;  12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Donation €5.00.

Great food and a warm welcome.

Come along for the chat !!

5 April 2019

Delgany Thursday Club|Outing to Glasnevin Cemetery & Museum

Coach leaves Christ Church Delgany @ 1:30 p.m.

Please note start time.

Cost is €25,  to include coach,  guided tour and scone with tea/coffee.

Details from Noelene,  2876868,  Peter,  086 8307644 or John,  086 3566527.

5 to 7 April 2019

Greystones Art Group| 54th Annual Exhibition

Charlesland Golf Club;  11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.  Closes Sunday @5:00 p.m.

Artworks span generations,  mediums and disciplines,  group exhibition.

Live painting demonstration by Joyce Odlum on Saturday afternoon @3:00 p.m.

Raffle in aid of The Gavin Glynn Foundation.

Greystones Art Group was established in 1965.

It is one of Ireland’s longest running art groups.

Aim is to encourage amateur artists.

Exhibition is one of Greystones’ most popular annual events and not to be missed !!

Details from www.GreystonesArtGroup.com.

5 April 2019

Whale Theatre|Danny O’Brien:  LOCKED-IN

8:00 p.m. Doors open 7:00 p.m.  Tickets, €15.00/€12.

Award winning Irish comedian,  Danny O’Brien,  presents a fabulous show.

He has travelled widely,  received many awards,  had sell out shows.

Both here in Ireland and also abroad.

Well travelled,  this is a show not to be missed.

Check out full details for this special Whale Theatre event from:

https://whaletheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873596053/events/128177837

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

6 April 2019

Delgany and District Horticultural Society Daffodil Show

Old Schoolhouse,  Delgany;  3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Wonderful annual event,  lots of daffodil and flowers.

Floral art exhibition and classes for a variety of other plants.

Teas are served during the show.  Plants also for sale.

New Members and Exhibitors are very welcome.

All exhibits must be staged before 11.30 am on the day of the show.

Entries must be advised to the Show Secretary in advance.

Please email ddhs.showentries@gmail.com.

Details at www.DelganyDHS.com and on Facebook.

All welcome !!

6 April 2019

Fourth Annual Wicklow Sings Choral Festival

Temple Carrig School;  7:00 p.m.

Fabulous festival will see over 14 choirs from all over County Wicklow.

Wide range of music and singing will be on offer !!

Free afternoon singing workshops open to everyone !!

Workshops will be led by Katherine Zeserson,  internationally renowned musician.

Katherine is also a vocal coach and facilitator.

No experience required,  pre-registration is required.

Choral Festival is in aid of Youth Cafe at Coolnagreina YWCA.

Bookings for Gala Concert and Workshops are available at:

Temple Carrig School,  Greystones Business Bureau and

https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/wicklow-sings-choral-festival-tickets-58711795561

Details from Dara MacMahon,  086 8146926.

7 April 2019

Holy Rosary Parish|Social Hobby & Craft Afternoon

Kilian House Family Centre;  3:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Learn new crafts and make new connections while also having a cuppa !!

Lots to see and learn while meeting with friends.

5 April 2019

Whale Theatre|Return of Spring

2:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.  Tickets, €10.00.

Every year,  in Whistleberry Forest,  creatures of the forest look forward to Spring.

This year,  things are different !!

Springtime has arrived much earlier than usual.

All the hibernating animals,  except for Huggy the hedgehog,  are still fast asleep.

Huggy must go on an adventurous musical quest in search of Spring.

He must convince his friends that it is time to wake up !!

Suitable for children 3 to 6 years and their families.

Check out full details for this special Whale Theatre event from:

https://whaletheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873598761/events/128187603

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

8 April 2019

Delgany Guild Irish Countrywomen’s Association Meeting

St. Patrick’s Parish Centre;  8:00 p.m.

Delgany Guild ICA meets tonight and every second Monday of the month.

Lots of activities and ideas to keep you interested !!

Wide range of demonstrations and speakers are actively pursued.

Also various crafts,  sport,  drama and theatre outings are among the interests.

Plus forging good friendships.

Come along and see what is on offer.  You will be most welcome.

Delgany Guild ICA is not all about tea and buns !!

But it is always nice to end a meeting with them !!

9 April 2019

Coffee & Cake @YWCA Coolnagreina

YWCA Coolnagreina,  Trafalgar Road;  10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Located just up from Greystones Harbour Marina.

Entrance opposite Harbour Barber.

Each second Tuesday of the month.

Wonderful home baking which you won’t be able to resist !!

Donations in aid of Youth Cafe.

Come along for warm welcome,  good friendship and all in aid of a good cause !!

9 April 2019

Greystones Library Spring/Summer Talks

Whittled Away:  Ireland’s Vanishing Nature

Greystones Library,  Mill Road;  7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Padraic Fogarty is an author,  ecologist and campaign officer with Irish Wildlife Trust.

He will discuss his book,  “Whittled Away:  Ireland’s Vanishing Nature”.

Booking required,  2873548,  greylib@wicklowcoco.ie.

12 April 2019

Wicklow Dementia Support

Family Carers Support Group

This group meets once a month.

St. Patrick’s Parish Centre;  11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Next date will be 24 May 2019.

Group meeting is for those caring for someone at home with dementia.

Opportunity to meet for sharing in a confidential and facilitated setting.

Details and dates of meetings from 089 4286928.

12 April 2019

East Coast FM County Wide Coffee Morning

In aid of Greystones Cancer Support

The Beach House,  Greystones Harbour Marina,  10:00 am. to 12:00 p.m.

Greystones Cancer Support offers guidance,  encouragement and support to cancer patients,  their families and their friends.

Can we help you or someone you know ??

13 and 14 April 2019

Delgany Tidy Towns Spring Clean

Opportunity over two days to help keep Delgany tidy.

Save the dates !!  Bags and litter pickers provided.

Bring gardening tools such as gloves,  brushes,  spades and trowels.

Three works sessions.  Meet at Wicklow Arms.

End of work BBQ at Horse & Hound.

Full details from tidytowns@delgany.ie.

16 April 2019

St. Patrick’s Church Soup & Sandwiches

There will be no Soup & Sandwiches this month in St. Patrick’s Parish Centre.

Soup & Sandwiches will be back again on 21 May 2019 !!

20 April 2018

Des Fox Mosaic Workshop

Today and each third Saturday of the month.

Held in Greystones in Des Fox studio.

10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or 2:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Other times by appointment.

Opportunity for all participants to make a small mosaic in a creative environment.

A studio experience might be just the tactile treatment your hands and mind need at this point.

While two colours might be all you use to start with something simple.

While engaging with this beautiful ancient craft.

Details from Des Fox,  087 2503482.

Next workshops,  18 May and 15 June 2019.

23 April 2019

Greystones Library Spring/Summer Talks

Bees & Beekeeping

Greystones Library,  Mill Road;  7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Mary Montaut will give an introductory talk for those interested in starting beekeeping.

Talk is also for those who are generally interested in nature,  wildlife and gardening.

Mary is a Member of the Federation of Irish Beekeeping Association.

Booking required,  2873548,  greylib@wicklowcoco.ie.

24 April 2019

Holy Rosary Soup & Sandwiches

Kilian House Family Centre;  12:15 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Meet your friends for delicious home-made soup and sandwiches.

Followed by tea/coffee and cake.

Suggested donation,  €5.00.

All proceeds go to local charities.

Everyone is most welcome for good food and a friendly chat.

27 April 2019

Greystones Library Spring/Summer Talks

Birdsong and How to Identify It !!

Greystones Library,  Mill Road;  11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Declan Murphy is a highly experienced birdwatcher,  speaker and author.

He has appeared on RTE’s Mooney Goes Wild and Joe Duffy’s Liveline.

Booking required,  2873548,  greylib@wicklowcoco.ie.

30 April 2019

Greystones Municipal District Monthly Meeting

Council Chambers,  Mill Road,  Greystones;  7:30 p.m.

5 May 2019

Greystones Cancer Support GCS Walk

Walk along our seafront and through our town for Greystones Cancer Support !!

Save the date,  details to follow !!

24 May 2019

Wicklow Dementia Support

Family Carers Support Group

This group meets once a month.

St. Patrick’s Parish Centre;  11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Group meeting is for those caring for someone at home with dementia.

Opportunity to meet for sharing in a confidential and facilitated setting.

Details and dates of meetings from 089 4286928.

29 May 2019

Greystones Cancer Support Men’s Evening

La Touche Place;  8:00 p.m.

This evening is for men who have had cancer or whose family or friends have had cancer.

Details from 2871601,  Facebook and info@GreystonesCancerSupport.com.

Greystones Cancer Support offers guidance,  encouragement and support to cancer patients,  their families and their friends.

Can we help you or someone you know ??

 

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